Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia at Episiotomy Site: A Causal or an Incidental AssociationCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Annu Nanda,
Professor, Department of Pathology, ESI Hospital, Rohini, Delhi-110089, India.
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Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia (SGH) is a benign skin lesion that commonly occurs on the face of elderly patients. Vulva is an extremely rare site to be reported. Only 20 cases of vulvar SGH have been reported in literature. We report a case of vulvar SGH associated with episiotomy surgery. A 22-year-old female presented in gynaecology Out Patient Department (OPD) with complaints of vulvar swelling for three months. She had spontaneous vaginal delivery one year ago during which mediolateral episiotomy was performed. A clinical diagnosis of fibroepithelial polyp was made and the lesion was excised under local anaesthesia. Haematoxylin and eosin stained sections showed numerous sebaceous glands in a lobular arrangement associated with an infundibulum. A diagnosis of SGH was rendered on histopathology. Though, a rarity, vulvar SGH should be kept in mind while dealing with vulvar polypoidal lesions.
Benign skin, Polypoidal lesions, Vulva
Uma Kumar, Annu Nanda, Sangeeta Lamba. SEBACEOUS GLAND HYPERPLASIA AT EPISIOTOMY SITE: A CAUSAL OR AN INCIDENTAL ASSOCIATION. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 May [cited: 2018 Aug 15 ]; 12:ED01-ED02. Available from
Date of Submission: Sep 26, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Oct 11, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Nov 01, 2017
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2018
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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